Carnegie Mellon University

Qiangbing Wei

Qiangbing Wei

Visiting Researcher

Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Ph. D. in Physical Chemistry from Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2014

B. S. in Chemistry from College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Northwest Normal University, 2009


Responsive bottlebrush by ATRP;

Bioinspired lubrication;

Surface functionalization with polymer brush


1. Dedai Lu, Hongsen Wang, Ting’e Li, Yunfei Li, Fajuan Dou, Shaobo Sun, Hongyun Guo,Shiqi Liao, Zhiwang Yang, Qiangbing Wei, and Ziqiang Lei, Mussel Inspired Thermo-responsive Polypeptide-Pluronic Copolymers for Versatile Surgical Adhesive and Hemostasis. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 16756-16766.

2. Dedai Lu, Yongyong Zhang, Yunfei Li, Chen Luo, Xiangya Wang, Xiaolin Guan, Hengchang Ma, Xiaolong Zhao, Qiangbing Wei, Ziqiang Lei, Preparation and properties of reversible hydrogels based on triblock poly (amino acid) with tunable pH-responsivity across a broad range. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 55, 207-212.

3. Xiaolin Guan, Donghai Zhang, Li Meng, Yang Zhang, Tianmin Jia, Qijun Jin, Qiangbing Wei, Dedai Lu, Hengchang Ma, Various Tetraphenylethen-based AIEgens with Four Functional Polymer Arms: Versatile Synthetic Approach and Photophysical Properties. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2017, 56, 680-686.

4. Dedai Lu, Yunfei Li, Tinge Li, Yongyong Zhang, Fajuan Dou, Xiaoying Wang, Xiaolong Zhao, Hengchang Ma, Xiaolin Guan, Qiangbing Wei, Ziqiang Lei, Surgical adhesive: Synthesis and properties of thermoresponsive Pluronic L-31-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine-arginine derivatives, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2017, 134, 44729

5. Qiangbing Wei, Ruirong Shi, Dedai Lu, Ziqiang Lei, In situ formation of gold nanoparticles on magnetic halloysite nanotubes via polydopamine chemistry for highly effective and recyclable catalysis. RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 29245-29253.

6. Dedai Lu, Yongyong Zhang, Ting'e Li, Yunfei Li, Hongsen Wang, Zhiqiang Shen, Qiangbing Wei and Ziqiang Lei, The synthesis and tissue adhesiveness of temperature-sensitive hyperbranched poly(amino acid)s with functional side groups, Polymer Chemistry, 2016, 7, 1963-1970.

7. Ran Zhang, Shuanhong Ma, Qiangbing Wei, Qian Ye, Bo Yu, Jasper van der Gucht and Feng Zhou, The Weak Interaction of Surfactants with Polymer Brushes and Its Impact on Lubricating Behavior, Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 6186-6196.

8. Ruisheng Guo, Qiangbing Wei, Yang Wu, Haibao Hu, Feng Zhou, Qunji Xue, Fabrication and drag reduction of controllable wetting surfaces. Tribology, 2015, 35, 23-30. (in Chinese)

9. Qiangbing Wei, Bo Yu, Xiaolong Wang, Feng Zhou, Stratified polymer brushes from microcontact printing of polydopamine initiator on polymer bruhses surfaces. Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2014, 35, 1046-1054.

10. Qiangbing Wei, Xiaowei Pei, Junying Hao, Meirong Cai, Feng Zhou, Weimin Liu, Surface modification of diamond-like carbon films with polymer brushes using a bio-inspired catechol anchor for excellent biological lubrication. Advanced Materials Interface, 2014, 1, 1400035(1-8).

11. Yang Wu, Qiangbing Wei, Meirong Cai, Feng Zhou, Interfacial friction control. Advanced Materials Interface, 2014, 1, 1400392(1-15).

12. Qiangbing Wei, Meirong Cai, Feng Zhou, Weimin Liu, Dramatically tuning friction using responsive polyelectrolyte brushes. Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 9368-9379.

13. Jianxi Liu, Shuanhong Ma, Qiangbing Wei, Lei Jia, Bo Yu, Daoai Wang, Feng Zhou, Parallel array of nanochannels grafted with polymer-brushes-stabilized Au nanoparticles for flow-through catalysis. Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 11894-11901.

14. Tingting Gao, Xiaolong Wang, Bo Yu, Qiangbing Wei, Yanqiu Xia, Feng Zhou, Noncovalent Microcontact Printing for Grafting Patterned Polymer Brushes on Graphene Films. Langmuir, 2013, 29, 1054-1060.

15. Qiangbing Wei, Xiaolong Wang, Feng Zhou, A versatile macro-initiator with dual functional anchoring groups for surface-initiated atom transfer radical polymerization on various substrates. Polymer Chemistry, 2012, 3, 2129-2137.

16. Qiangbing Wei, Meirong Cai, Feng Zhou, Progress on surface grafted polymer brushes for biomimetic lubrication. Acta Polymerica Sinica, 2012, 10, 1102-1107. (in Chinese)